Eight Great Things to Do in the Triad: Dec. 8-10

(Last Updated On: December 8, 2017)

  1. On Dec. 9 and 10 in Greensboro, don’t miss “swirling snowflakes, giant mice, dolls that come to life, and sweets from around the world” at Greensboro Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” According to the Facebook event, this “perennial holiday favorite” returns to the Carolina Theatre this year with shows at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.Read more about this year’s performance and how it is different from years prior here. Doors will open an hour before show time. Tickets are $37.50, $27.50, or $17.50, depending on location. Students and children (ages 1-18 with ID) and seniors (60+) save $5 per ticket. Please call the theatre box office at 336-333-2605 for group discounts (10 or more). A $3 Theatre Facility Fee and sales tax will be added to each ticket. (Everyone must have a ticket). Please note: Leg room is VERY limited in Row GG and may be uncomfortable for those over 5’4”.

  1. On Dec. 9 in Winston-Salem, from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., join Old Salem Museums & Gardens for the annual celebration of Moravian traditions throughout the Historic Town of Salem. According to the Facebook event, historic buildings will open at 10 a.m.